Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation Britain’s 100 recipes – favourite Curries- the new TV series and cookbook.
Madhur Jaffrey has 30 years of experience of bringing the delights of Indian food to the UK and is very well known as the UK television’s most-loved Indian chef.
For reviews of the new cook book and more information including cost – see Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation book offers and reviews of this new cookbook
Madhur is back with a new TV series for the first time in 17 years and a new cookbook, the new series will be broadcast on the UKTV Good Food Channel at 9.00 pm from Sunday 4 November 2012. It will consist of 10 episodes of 30 minutes each details below.
The shows main quest is to draw a curry food map of the UK. Read more about Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation at the UKTV Food Channel.
Madhur will visit local Indian and South Asian communities and amazing though it seems – Madhur shows how we can taste every type of Indian cuisine without ever leaving the British Isles. From London to Birmingham and Glasgow to Leicester, Madhur will develop a food map of the UK South Asian cuisine that has made its home here.
Series 1 Episode 1 State of the Nation
1/10: Madhur explores the role of curry in modern-day Britain, three decades after alerting the nation to the delights of Indian food.
Broadcast again at 8.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 Episode 2. Kashmiris in Yorkshire
2/10: Off to the Mirpuri community in Yorkshire where Madhur samples their richly spiced curries.
Broadcast again at 8.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 3. South India
3/10: Madhur explores some of the best south Indian dishes the UK has to offer, with their mix of spice blends and masala.
Broadcast again at 9.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 4. Gujaratis of Leicester
4/10: This time Madhur visits Leicester to explore the culinary history of of Gujaratis in the UK.
Broadcast again at 9.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 5. Bangladeshi
5/10: The famous food writer explores the diet of Bangladeshi households and enjoys some of their fish dishes.
Broadcast again at 10.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 6. Nepalese/Sunday Lunch
6/10: Madhur an actress and food writer visits Aldershot, home to a community of Nepalese people, where she samples a selection of Himalayan curries.
Broadcast again at 10.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 7. Southall Punjabis
7/10: The presenter heads to London’s Southall, where she meets members of the Punjabi community and samples a selection of Sikh cooking.
Broadcast again at 11.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 8. Punjabis of Scotland
8/10: Our host arrives in Scotland, where she discovers haggis curries in Glasgow, and a cafe selling Punjabi food in Edinburgh.
Broadcast again at 11.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 9. Pakistanis
9/10. Madhur’s tour leads her to try Pakistani food, exploring the community’s love of spiced meats and their tips for a perfect biryani.
Broadcast again at 12.00pm on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
Series 1 – 10. The New Generation
10/10: Last episode where Madhur meets with a new generation of young British Indians to examine their culinary preferences and innovations.
Broadcast again at 12.30pm on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.
The transmission dates are confusing, please check the schedule at UKTV Good Food.
Full details of each episode at the Episode guide at UKTV Food.
Videos for Curry Nation by Madhur Jaffrey:
- How to make fish curry
- Essential spices for Indian cooking
- How to make chicken tikka masala
- How to make a comforting autumnal curry
- How to make vegetarian curry
- Best ways to cook chicken
- How to make an easy chicken curry
- Britain’s favourite curry
Recipes from the Curry Nation episodes:
- Aduki bean curry
- Chicken in coconut sauce
- Coconut barfi
- Flatbreads stuffed with potatoes
- Hot Punjabi king prawn curry
- Mixed black dal
- Goan pork vindaloo with potatoes
- Goan prawn curry
- Lahore lamb biryani
- Onion bhajias
- Roasted masala potatoes
- Coconut rice
- Fenugreek chicken
- Fish balls in masala
- Lamb browned in its sauce
- Madhur Jaffrey’s garam masala
- Nagore chicken curry
- Fish in a Bengali sauce
- Gurkha-style pork curry
- Masala dosa
- Kashmiri-style lamb curry
- Lamb meatball curry
- Cauliflower with potatoes
- Savoury Indian pancakes
- Sweet yellow rice
- Whole roasted masala chicken
- Chicken tikka masala
- Indian lamb shank
- Split pea and tomato sauce with noodles